9/11 COVERAGE: Portraits of a stunned, grieving nation

Friday, September 9, 2011 | 12:11 p.m. CDT; updated 7:03 p.m. CDT, Friday, September 9, 2011

Americans and people around the world were stunned and grieved in the months after the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Here are links to some of the best journalism — in stark words and often horrific imagery — from the day of the attacks and in the months and years after 9/11.